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Bayport Blog: Category - Financial wellness

Financial literacy is extremely important when getting a new job


Published: May 3, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness, Workplace loans
Tags: Financial Literacy, Workplace financial wellness
new-employee-job-benefits

Financial literacy for the newly employed Your first, or even a new job, is an exciting thing. Understanding your fringe benefits can be equally exciting as it moves you towards long-term financial health. The best…

With financial planning and a personal budget, holiday activities don’t have cause financial stress


Published: April 23, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial Health, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
financial-planning-for-kids-holidays

With financial planning and a personal budget, holiday activities don’t have to break the bank and cause financial stress Keeping children busy during the holidays can feel like a full-time job. With some clever financial…

Budgeting for the Easter holidays


Published: April 6, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness, Financial wellness requires proper financial planning, Special events
Tags: Budgeting, Debt stress, Financial distress, Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
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The Easter Bunny might deliver chocolate, but he’s not known for leaving extra cash. Balancing your budget is still your job. April is a big holiday month in South Africa. Not only do we have…

Debt solutions – there’s one for you!


Published: March 19, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Consolidation Loan, Debt Consolidation, Debt Relief, Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Getting out of Debt
Alfred Ramosedi - CEO Bayport - Money Smart Week

From 22 to 28 March, South Africa is joining the global Money Smart Week initiative. Given that around six out of every 10 South Africans don’t understand basic financial concepts and terminology, a financial literacy…

Future financial status – the less romantic side of getting married


Published: March 16, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Marriage, Weddings
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The biggest favour you can do for your marriage and future happiness and financial wellbeing, is proper, upfront financial planning that includes the right marriage contract for your situation. COP, ANC…the alphabet soup that is…

How your relationship with money influences your money solutions


Published: February 4, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips, Managing your Money
woman-holding-heart-improve-your-relationship-with-money

Have you ever asked money to be your Valentine? If not, now is a very good time to start! As we approach 14 February, the world around us is awash in red hearts and messages…

Make 2021 your best financial year yet


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning
Make 2021 your best financial year

It’s the time of year when many of us make new year’s resolutions – from losing weight to improving relationships. Often, sorting out our finances is on the list too. But how to do it…

Can we start new traditions?


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Tips
family-finances

Expectations can cause great financial stress, especially at this time of year. Not overspending during the festive season often starts with talking about and managing our own and other people’s expectations. Traditions are beliefs and…

How to be frugal in the festive season


Published: January 8, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Managing your Money
managing-your-money

It was a tough year for all of us, but one important job remains to be done before you can dive into December: your festive season budget. Invest the time now and save yourself the…

How to improve your credit score


Published: January 7, 2021
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Score/Rating, Credit Wellness, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips
improve your credit score and credit health

2020 has been hard on our budgets and our pockets, and in many cases on our credit scores as well. Let us look at what we can do to nurse those scores back to health….